Victoria Macdonald is Health and Social Care Editor at Channel 4 News.
Victoria Macdonald is an award-winning journalist, who has been covering health and social care issues for Channel 4 News since 1999.
She reports on changes in the NHS - the reforms and the politics - whether it is in hospitals or in the community or, indeed in Westminster.
She closely follows the care system and how it impacts on the elderly and those with disabilities as well as investigating issues, including mental health, HIV/Aids and TB, and child health.
Victoria is originally from New Zealand and worked for the Sunday Telegraph before joining Channel 4 News.
Liver disease is the third leading cause of premature death in the UK.
Gas prices in Europe have spiked upwards today after Russia said it was cutting back gas supplies through a key pipeline into Germany.
The chair of the Inquiry into the handling of Covid-19 in the UK has used her opening statement to emphasise that, if necessary, it has the power to compel witnesses to appear or documents to be handed over.
From pressures on ambulance services to overheated operating theatres, we look at how the NHS has been coping with the high temperatures and increased demand.
Bereaved families and former employees of a failing mental health trust have met MPs to demand that the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Trust be disbanded.
Last month was the busiest-ever June in A&Es in England, as they dealt with over 2 million attendances.
Thousands of victims of the infected blood scandal suffered “incredibly bad luck”, according to the former prime minister Sir John Major.
The number of monkeypox cases in the UK has jumped by almost a third, with a total of 470 infections now recorded across the country.
Health and social care editor Victoria Macdonald takes a look at the state of mental health in England.
A review of failings in maternity services at Nottingham NHS trust will now be led by senior midwife Donna Ockenden.
Now thousands of high street dentists in England have stopped providing care on the NHS since the pandemic – leaving millions of people who cannot afford private treatment without access to vital health services.
Inequalities should be put to the forefront of the Covid inquiry to highlight the unequal impact the pandemic had on different parts of society, according to its chair. It’s one of several new recommendations Baroness Heather Hallett made to the Prime Minister today. The inquiry will look at the response to the pandemic, but after…
The Government promised long awaited reforms to mental health services in the UK, in today’s Queen’s Speech.
It has been announced that the Queen will not attend the state opening of parliament tomorrow – with the Prince of Wales set to read the Queen’s statement on her behalf instead.
How many people really died from Covid in the first two years of the pandemic?